About OTP

Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is the governing entity of the Old Town Playhouse and the OTP Young Company. The Board is made up of community residents and members serve up to two consecutive three year terms. In addition, three members of the Board are elected by Old Town Playhouse members, with one member being elected each year at the Annual Meeting.

Standing Committees include the Artistic Committee and the Young Company Advisory Committee. The Artistic Committee is made up of four elected members (two elected each year at the Annual Meeting and serving two year terms) and up to four commitee-selected  members.

Board of Trustees 

Chris Radu -  Co-President
Dennis Stockemer - Co-President
Peg Brace - Vice President
Chuck Moeser - Treasurer
Debbie Hershey - Secretary
Bruce Barnes
Nancy Brick
Karen Feahr
Judy Harrison
Marcy Hermann
Paul Jarboe
Nick Viox, Artististic Committee Chair
Rita Whaley

Deb Oetjens Jackson - OTP Interim Executive Director (Ex-Officio)
Phil Murphy - OTP Interim Executive Project Manager (Ex-Officio)

Artistic Committee 

Nick Viox, Chair
Sara Hartley, Vice Chair
Matt Archibald
Bill Fishburn
Jamie Lamont
Maria McKane
Phil Murphy
Elizabeth Stewart
Cherie Van Maanen

Volunteer Committee

Melissa May, Chair
Bernadette Groppuso
Colleen Hill-Rakunas
Terri Heffron
Denni Don Hunting
Don Kuehlhorn
Anne Moeser
Danielle Pelshaw
Sheri Wallace

Technical Chairs

Kathy Verstraete - Costume
Bill Fishburn - Light
Sam Clark - Music
Bernadette Groppuso - Property
Kerr Anderson & Jeff Kroeger - Set
Gary Bolton - Sound
Sue Wycoff - Concession Inventory
Denni Don Hunting - Stage Management

Young Company Advisory Committee 

June Neal - Chair
Denni Don Hunting - Vice Chair
Peg Brace - Treasurer
Morgan Davis - Student Representative
Brynna Wesley- Student Representative
Kat Brown
Don Kuehlhorn
Melissa May
Minda Nyquist
Stacia Sexton
Mychelle Hopkins - Education Director (Ex-Officio)
Phil Murphy - OTP Interim Executive Project Manager (Ex-Officio)


Old Town Playhouse By-Laws

Old Town Playhouse Policies and Procedures

Trustee meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month at 5:30pm

Minutes are available in the OTP Business Office.




Old Town Playhouse

Main Stage Theatre
148 E. Eighth Street
at the corner of
Cass & East 8th St.

OTP Studio Theatre
620 Railroad Place
at the corner of
East 8th and Woodmere